Summertime Fun

Girl on the beach

Join in the fun this summer at the library and in the Oshkosh area.  Visit our Summertime Fun page to find a relaxing activity--reading, movies, grilling and more.

Summer Reading Programs

Join a Summer Reading Program at the library!
May 31 - August 26
Kids Summer Reading - On Your Mark, Get Set, Read
Teens Summer Reading - Get in the Game, Read
Adult Summer Reading Bingo - Exercise Your Mind, Read


For Summer Readers
Resources to find relaxing summer reading


Oshkosh Events

Audobon's Birds of America : The Paine Exhibit, May 7 - Oct. 16

Festival of Spring : Paine Art Center & Gardens; Saturday, May 21, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Free outdoor event featuring the Paine’s annual spring plant sale and art vendors.

Menominee Park Zoo : Open 7 days a week; May 7 - Sept. 25; 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Snooze at the Zoo, June 18 & 19 & Sept. 10 & 11.  Camp out with your favorite animals.

Oshkosh Farmers Market : June - October; Sat. mornings; 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; 400 & 500 Block of North Main St. and 100 Block of Church Ave.

Winnebagoland Art Fair : June 12, 10 am - 4 pm, South Park

Oshkosh Irish Fest : June 11 - 12, Leach Amphitheater

Miss Wisconsin : June 22 - 25

Waterfest : sensational summer concerts : June 16 - Sept. 1, Leach Amphitheater

CountryUSA : June 14 - 18, Ford Festival Park

Oshkosh Garden Walk : June 26, 12 - 5 p.m.

Sawdust Days : June 30 - July 4, Veteran's Parade is July 4 at 9 a.m., parade will begin at Ceape & North Main St.

Lifest : July 7-10; Sunnyview Expo Center

Rock USA : July 14 - 16, Ford Festival Park

Faire on the Green : Paine Art Center & Museum Arts & Crafts Fair, July 17, 9 - 4 p.m.

EAA AirVenture : July 25 - July 31

EAA Museum - Rare WWII Nose Art Exhibit, open through December 2016.

Touch-a-Truck : Leach Amphitheater, July 23, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Free event with lots of fun for the kids to explore trucks and other things that move!

Winnebago County Fair : August 3 - 7

Eagles in Wisconsin : August 20, 1 - 3 p.m. Paine Art Center & Gardens

Oshkosh Speedzone Raceway : Friday night racing; pits open at 4 p.m, Grandstand at 5 p.m. & racing starts at 7 p.m.

Oshkosh Convention & Visitors Bureau Calendar of Events

Time Community Theater : Friday & Saturday movies at Time Community Theater.  Doors open at 6:30, showing at 7:00 p.m.


Wisconsin Events

Summerfest : June 29 - June 10
Wisconsin State Fair : August 4 - August 14
Wisconsin - County Fairs
Milwaukee Brewers
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers
TravelWisconsin.com
Green Bay
Door County
Visit Madison
Visit Milwaukee


Summer Camping & Travel

Wisconsin 511 Travel Information
National Traffic & Road Closure Information
US 41 Contruction Info
CDC Travel (Health information)
Wisconsin Gas Prices
Mapquest
MiniTime : Fun for Kids
National Parks
Recreation.Gov
Wisconsin State Parks & Forests
Woodall's Online


Summer Grilling

Grilling Central - Food Network
AllRecipes.com - Barbeque Recipes
Weber Grill Recipes
Taste of Home Grilling Recipes


Summer Movies

Oshkosh Public Library Movie Matinees
Time Community Theater
BigScreen Cinema Guide
Internet Movie Database
Rotten Tomatoes